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The price of cereals in the new season will depend on the volume and quality of raw materials. Gross harvest of major cereal species of agricultural crops this year will not be lower than that in 2019, the Director of the analytical Department of the Russian grain Union (RGU) Elena Tyurin. "The crop of oats will increase compared to the previous year by 2% to 4.5 million tonnes, the harvest of mi...17 Aug 2020
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Foreign agricultural service of USDA (FAS USDA) increased the forecast of wheat harvest in Russia by 1.5 million tonnes to 78 million tonnes Estimation of gross yield of other cereals has been reduced from 40 million tons to 38.93 million tons, while projections for corn and barley remained unchanged: 15.3 million tons and 17.3 million tons of American analysts traditionally do not take into accou...14 Aug 2020
The Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation proposes the inclusion of complex mineral fertilizers in the list of goods the carriage of which the far East by railway transport at reduced rates kompensiruet from the budget. The corresponding document was published on the Federal portal of projects of normative legal acts. Earlier, in April last year, the Russian Government approved rules ...14 Aug 2020
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The gross grain harvest could be below 100 million tons
Due to weather conditions, the harvest this year will be "very difficult", said Thursday the Director of the Department of plant growing of the Ministry of agriculture Pyotr Chekmarev. "The weather does not spoil us just ended the freeze, in some regions there is a loss [of crops]. Cleaning will be finished at a later date is also not very good for the future harvest", — quotes the official "Interfax".
As a result, gross grain harvest will be significantly less than last year's record of 120.7 million tons and can be in the range of 100 million tons, estimated Chekmarev. "We calculate that about 100 million tons of grain will be collected, but everything will depend on weather conditions, what will the autumn, he said. — If the fall will be heavy, complex, with shifting of harvesting time, maybe even less. It's coming."
In addition, the cleaning can aggravate the shortage of harvesters indicated Chekmarev. "Harvesters would like to buy more in two or three times a year", — said the head of the Department. According to the agriculture Ministry, in 2016, the farmers had sold 3.1 thousand of grain harvesters, which 3.5 times exceeds the planned state program of the annual volume. Despite this, the share of machinery operation for over 10 years remained at the level of 2015 of 45.4%. By 1 January 2017 in Russian agriculture were registered 129,6 thousand combine harvesters.
In mid-April, the head of the Ministry Alexander Tkachev said that the gross grain harvest of agricultural products, this year will be no less than 110 million tons at the beginning of June the Minister announced the reduction of the forecast up to 100-105 million tons of the Analytical center "" predicts grain harvest at the level of 106.5 million tons, - more than 100 million tons, the FAO and , more than 110 million tons the Program of development of agriculture for 2013-2020 implies in the current year gross harvest of grain and leguminous crop species will be 104 million tonnes In 2016, according to , it was assembled of 120.7 million tonnes of grain, including 73.3 million tons of wheat. By may 1, 2017 at agricultural, procurement and processing organizations were 23.7 million tonnes to 4.6 million tonnes more than a year ago.
According to operative data of agriculture Ministry, by 15 June spring grain agriculture in the country planted on an area of 30.8 million hectares, or 99.2% of the forecast (2016 and 30.8 million ha). Including spring wheat occupied 13.1 million ha, or 96.4% of the plan, while last year at same date of sowing was carried out on 13.6 million ha. Spring barley was sown on 7.5 million hectares or 96.8% of the forecast (2016 and 7.8 million ha), corn — on 3 million hectares or 97,4% (in 2016 and 2.8 million hectares). Also behind last year's figure — it 181,1 thousand hectares, which is 14.1% less than the plan and 10% below last year's level. As previously reported, Kuban farmers this year reduced crop agriculture on 15.2 hectares, which is associated with a reduction in the profitability of rice growing on the background of minimum prices for rice cereal in the current season. At the same time, the area under buckwheat has exceeded the targets by almost a third and by June 15 was 1.4 million hectares (2016- 996,9 thousand hectares).